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See you there, buddy. Image from Martin Minarik's 2008 Annapurna photo album, courtesy of his website. (Click to enlarge).
Martin flying the Tibetan flag on the May 10 national uprising day from his home shortly before leaving for Annapurna this spring. Image courtesy of Martin Minarik (click to enlarge).

Heli search called off for Martin Minarik on Annapurna

Posted: Apr 26, 2009 05:57 pm EDT

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(MountEverest.net/story updated 4.12 pm) Czech star climber Martin Minarik is missing on Annapurna several sources reported to ExplorersWeb today. His team mate Eli Revol is expected to return to France from Kathmandu on Sunday. The expedition, originally consisting Dodo Kopold, Martin Minarik and French female climber Elizabeth Revol made a failed attempt to climb Annapurna via the Bonington route after which Dodo Kopold left and returned to Europe for the Piolet d'Or event.When severe winds hit their high camp on April...

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